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Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.
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Strada Stavropoleos 4, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 313 4747
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All reviews old town wall paintings caru cu bere historical center architectural style an oasis worth a visit the heart of the city beautiful architecture nuns orthodox frescoes cloisters spirituality prayer stone interior
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The monastery includes the smallest church in Bucharest, the inside walls covered with the most beautiful frescoes, and having a glorious iconostasis. There are frescoes on the outside, too, and a delightful little cloister. Stunning.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of many Churches in the Old Town area that you can visit. Small but very nice inside. Still in use now. Check it out as you walk by.

Thank bajajulio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has one of the best vibes in Bucharest, if you are a Christian or not, you will feel a positive energy and a profound peace if you take a few minutes to sit quietly in the church. The small garden is also quite...More

Thank Andreea_Mocan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first Orthodox church I have ever visited and it was delightful. The iconography and frescos are beautiful and the air hangs heavy with incense as it does with history. It is lovely to find a building of this age in a largely...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like orthodox churches. They are beautiful an always make an impression when I visit . Stavropolos is such a church I visited after some hectic days in Bucharest . I left with peace and two beautiful Icons I bought in their shop

Thank Oladidrik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the church section of the building is original the rest of the building was rebuilt this century. I felt the building was very beautiful. We didn't enter as we weren't appropriately dressed but I would recommend it from the photos I've seen.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wandered to this place whilst walking in the old town. It immediately catches your eye and is definitely a place to make a brief stop. There was not much information on site and much of this I gathered once I had an opportunity to...More

1  Thank Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are better churches in the world but it is a good option to visit it, if you go to the Bucuresti old town.

Thank Panagiotis K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The age of this church attached to a monastery with centuries old paintings on the wall and ceiling amazes.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the hottest point in Bucharest, near restaurants and pubs, is one little church that reminds of the old Bucharest. A real jewel of Romanian architecture, a place where you can find peace and tranquility.

1  Thank graden2018
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IshaanK41
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Response from Dimitris_Kapos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no there is not an entry fee. It is a monastery still functioning as a pilgrimage site, not a monument. No waiting time to enter. I don't know the time scedule, we 've been there around noon and it was open. I hope... More
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